Community health Workers Join the Triple Aim Team: Key group of workers help with outreach, advocacy, coordination

Seq ID: 443
DocID: TN1
Authors: Anthony L
Year: 2017
State: TN
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Publicly Available: Yes

Providers have long known that controlling costs, improving health outcomes and boosting quality ratings require a multidisciplinary approach and participation from the C-suite, supply chain, technology and beyond. Recently, they have started adding another player into the mix — the community health worker. These individuals help with care coordination, health education, patient engagement and treatment adherence — all essential ingredients to reducing health care costs, improving outcomes and boosting quality ratings.

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